For obvious, a black tuxedo with excellent fitting is one of the smartest and most decent thing a man can have. But with the swift change in time we are in an era where codes of dresses are being absurd. Experiments are the new thing. ‘New’ is the new thing. After James Bond’s blue tuxedo in Skyfall, it has become must-have in decent guys’ tuxedo collection.
Make rules, break rules:
It was 15 years ago when it was thought that a black is the only shade that ever could happen to a tuxedo. But now a different color midnight blue is the new sensation with the ultimate elegance in formal wears.
As mens blue velvet tuxedo unlike the blue, is somewhat different for different manufacturer. It may have variation from one fabric producer to another one. And, if you have to find the alternative of black, dark variation of blue are the most favourite things. There are fabrics that could make you believe that suit is black but when scrutinizing closely you will end up saying that its blue actually.
In magazines the color has been described as blacker than black due to its rich fabric and darker looks. Also wearing midnight blue has its own advantage. Midnight blue can be used in evening and day functions as well due to its rich illumination in both day and evening. Black will not be preferred over midnight blue in night functions as in such lights black starts looking lifeless. But with the blue you are the man of central attraction.
Although, there has been a traditional way of using lapels of midnight-blue and bow ties, these are the best accessories with tuxedos which are commonly used. Socks should match with your trousers and your buttons should also be in blue colors.
Brands in market are not much excited about midnight. That’s why you may not have a vast collection of midnight. But if you are good at your pocket and don’t mind ordering a customer tailored suit, you are obviously could consider this option of midnight blue. One more tip, Midnight blue tuxedo would be an make an excellent combination with black tie.
Things to keep in mind :
If you are considering a function to attend in artificial light, mens tuxedo will be an extra benefit to you because of its fabric properties in artificial light. A very dark blue would reflect like a deep black in artificial lightings. But if you are planning to have some photographs, due to its hue a blurry effect will always be there when your photos are seen in computer on blue tone.
At the end, Why all the new things in fashion world has to be introduced by James Bond only. Be bold while trying something new. Fashion is ever-changing business. Novelty is the driving force behind every change of fashion era. So never sticks to your old basic and be ready to be a change, bring a change.